Peter Kaye

Senior Lawyer

Department: Dispute Resolution
Tel: 0161 912 6131


Peter is a Senior Lawyer in our Commercial Disputes Team.

Areas of Expertise

Peter has specialised in Commercial Dispute Resolution for over 34 years.

He has acted in many high value and complex commercial disputes as well as acting on many smaller cases where perhaps issues of principle are paramount.

Whilst predominantly acting for corporate entities he regularly acts for individuals.

His areas of expertise comprise:

  • Complex contractual disputes
  • Shareholder and Partnership disputes
  • Professional Negligence
  • Estate and Probate disputes
  • Property and Boundary disputes

Whilst Peter is a firm believer in the benefits of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and in particular Mediation he is always ready and willing to proactively pursue proceedings through to trial. In particular, he recently progressed a case successfully through to a 12 day trial in the High Court.

Throughout his career Peter prides himself of trying to find practical, commercial and cost effective solutions to his cases wherever possible. In this day and age where costs issues are at the forefront of his clients mind he is always conscious of looking at all litigation funding options.

Peter has for many years been very active in working with firms of international lawyers from all over the world on cross border issues.

Peter joined Kuits in May 2019 having been Head of Dispute Resolution for a national law firm.

He is a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association (PNLA)


“I have known Peter who has acted for both myself, and my son, on three separate occasion, for 10 years.

He is a man of integrity, honesty and openness who always dealt with our complicated legal disputes in a very thorough manner. Ready at all times to refer to the appropriate Barrister should he feel a more learned and specialised opinion be beneficial. He is friendly, very approachable and easy to talk with on a level at which his clients are comfortable.

I have no hesitation in recommending this very experienced senior lawyer.” (Michael Stannard)

“Thank you for your diligence and expertise this year, a most challenging period for me, as I’m sure you’re well aware.” (Client)

“I was recommended to Peter Kaye of Kuits by my cousin who is a barrister. I found him to be extremely thorough and methodical and most importantly, he was able to bring an unpleasant dispute to a very satisfactory conclusion. He understood my concerns from the get go and allayed any worries I had. I will unquestionably use him in the future for any litigation.” (Gary Aregeband)

“We were referred to Peter Kaye by a friend to assist with a contract dispute and have received outstanding support and service. From our first conversation we felt we were in good hands receiving friendly, honest, clear, pragmatic advice.  We were kept well informed on progress in resolving matters and achieved an outcome which exceeded our expectations.  We will definitely use the services of Kuits and in particular Peter Kaye ,  again in the future if required.” (Carol Nield)


“impressive operator” – Legal 500, 2022


Qualified in 1985
Kuits—1986 -1998
National law firm—1998-2019

Away from the office

Golf—Club Captain of Dunham Forest  Golf Club—2019
Manchester United
Travel—particularly cruising.
Theatre—mostly musicals

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